From the neo-feudalistic slubs and cornfields of his youth to his apprenticeship among the saleswarriors of Seattlehama - the sex-and-shopping capital of the world - to the rarefied heights of power that Tain now treads, Yarn takes its readers on a roller coaster ride through his life. Vada, the stylish revolutionary and love of Tane´s life, draws him back into a world he had thought was long behind him. The swirling threads of violence and passion threaten to destroy him and the world he has made for himself. Author Jon Armstrong returns to the high fashion dystopia first glimpsed in Grey, weaving a stylish and scintillating tale of a dark past colliding with Tane´s supposedly safe and secure present. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Boyett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003183/bk_adbl_003183_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dan works at a bookstore in a deadly dull shopping mall where nothing ever happens. He´s an angsty emo-kid who sells mid-list books to mid-list people for the minimum wage. He hates his job. Rhoda has dragged her babysitting charge to the mall so she can meet her dealer and score some coke. Now the kid´s run off, and she has two hours to find him. She hates her life. Rhoda bullies Dan into helping her search, but as they explore the neon-lit corridors behind the mall, disturbing text messages lure them into the bowels of the building, where old mannequins are stored in grave-like piles and raw sewage drips off the ceiling. The only escape is down, and before long Dan and Rhoda are trapped in a service lift listening to head-splitting musak. Worst of all, the lift´s not stopping at the bottom floor. Plummeting into the earth, Dan and Rhoda enter a sinister underworld that mirrors their worst fears. Forced to complete a series of twisted tasks to find their way out, they finally emerge into the brightly lit food court, sick with relief at the banal sight of people shopping and eating. But something feels different. Why are the shoppers all pumped full of silicone? Why are the shop assistants chained to their counters? And why is a cafe called McColon´s selling lumps of bleeding meat? Just when they think they´ve made it back to the mall, they realise their nightmare has only just begun.... Sarah Lotz and Louis Greenberg met in a pub while bunking a crime seminar and, as one does at pubs, discovered a mutual interest in horror. Sarah, a crime novelist and screenwriter, was a die-hard zombie fanatic; Louis, a literary writer, editor and recovering bookseller, had studied vampire and apocalyptic fiction. Rejecting their initial plans for a vampire-vs-zombie faceoff, they decided to write the first mainstream South African horror novel together and S.L. Grey was born. Sarah also writes the Deadlands series of zombie novels for young adults with ... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ingeborg Riedmaier, Denver Isaac. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/012421/bk_adbl_012421_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A young Army Air Force recruit, a farm boy, a postal worker a young mother, a nurse, and a goof off use their unique skills to fight and win World War II. The war is fought at home and in the stormy Pacific skies. On December 7, 1941, a high school senior, Fran Perkins, wakes up in his Chicago home to talk about Christmas shopping with older brothers Jim and Bob. As Fran´s father, a combat veteran of World War I, turns on the large console radio to listen to music, there is an announcement the Japanese Armed Forces are bombing Pearl Harbor and World War II begins in the United States. Fran and his two brothers enlist the next day to fight the war so their younger brothers Edward and Raymond won´t have to fight. This is the true story of Fran Perkins and the crew of the Daisy Mae, a B-24 Bomber flying and fighting in the skies over the Pacific Ocean. Nicknamed the Hawaiian Air Force, the 42nd Squadron, assigned with the 11th Bombardment Group (H) and other squadrons and groups of the 7th Army Air Corps, fly and fight together to win World War II. The 11th Bombardment Group, called the ´´Grey Geese´´, was almost completely wiped out during the attack on Hickam Air Field in Hawaii at the same time ships at Pearl Harbor were in flames. The group recovers, retools, and begins life again with B-24D Bombers that fly in small groups because of their limited numbers, and cover millions of miles of featureless ocean. Their mission is to protect the Hawaiian Islands from future attack, find downed aviators and crews, and lead the Bomber Line from Hawaii to Victory over Japan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Wayne F Perkins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/090183/bk_acx0_090183_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.